About Trichy / Tiruchirappalli

 Tiruchirappalli is one of the oldest inhabited cities in India. Its recorded history begins in the 3rd century BC, when it was under the rule of the Cholas. The city has also been ruled by the Pallavas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Nayak Dynasty, the Carnatic state and the British.


The most prominent historical monuments in Tiruchirappalli include the Rockfort, the Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam, the Erumbeeswarar Temple at Tiruverumbur and the Jambukeswarar temple at Thiruvanaikaval.

The archaeologically important town of Uraiyur, capital of the Early Cholas, is now a neighbourhood in Tiruchirappalli. The city played a critical role in the Carnatic Wars (1746–1763) between the British and the French East India companies.

About Trichy / Tiruchirappalli About Trichy / Tiruchirappalli Reviewed by IQbal on February 01, 2021 Rating: 5

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